Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A school with an exceptionally good record and reputation, to which others look as an example; (specifically in the U.K.) one of a number of such schools which, since 1998, have been granted extra government funding in return for advising other schools on their methods.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.